Posts Tagged ‘historic’

Our Lady of Mercy Church – Fire Damage Repairs

Sunday, November 15th, 2009

Architectural Firm Cummings & McCrady, Inc.
Architect Mr. Jerry English (843) 577-5063
Contract Amount $381,118
Project Completion 2003
Project Description
Interior and exterior repairs to a fire damaged historic church including structural repairs to floor system, new plaster on existing brick walls, repairs to wood truss and new plaster ceiling, new oak floors, refinishing of pews and alter furnishings, all new electric service and wiring, limited plumbing, repairs to soup kitchen cabinets and equipment, exterior historic brick pointing, complete repair of 12 foot high double hung historic windows and total sash replacement, interior and exterior historic woodwork repair/replacement, interior and exterior painting, new concrete rear stairs and platform.

Our Lady of Mercy Church after fire

Our Lady of Mercy Church after fire

After Reconstruction

After Restoration

Cannon Street Fire Tower

Saturday, October 24th, 2009

Owners Name City of Charleston Parks Department
Owners Representative Mr. Bill Turner (843) 724-7300
Architect Craig Bennett RSE, Inc. (843) 722-1992
Contract Amount $142,050.00
Project Completion 2006
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Project Description
The renovation of a significant Charleston, SC landmark fire tower, including:

  • removal, repair or reproduction of deteriorated decorative and structural steel
  • new wood flooring
  • copper roof replacement
  • new corrugated sheet metal siding
  • sandblasting and painting of the tower and steel leg supports
  • the lifting and reattachment of the restored top portion of the tower to its original location on top of the four legs at 65 feet above ground
Before Renovation